Silver Studded Blue - Lycaena Plebejus Argus by Dennis Melling

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Silver Studded Blue - Lycaena Plebejus Argus by 


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One of dozens of blue butterflies to be found on our property and in the surrounding meadows of Barda, Romania.

Facts – Silver-studded blue

Synonyms: Plebejus argus
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Arthropoda
Class Insecta
Order Lepidoptera
Family Lycaenidae
Genus Plebeius
Size Wingspan: 2 – 2.3 cm

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Comments

  • FacetEyePhoto
    FacetEyePhotoover 3 years ago

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/giuliasilvia/ this looks very similar to this shot of a Lycaena Plebejus Argus. They are found wordlwide with slight variations in saturation of color and size of the dark ring. Males and females look quite different.

    Lovely shot!

  • Wow!
    It certainly looks like the one.
    Many thanks, I shall update my images of this little beauty.
    Regards
    Dennis

    – Dennis Melling

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppover 3 years ago

    Very nice capture Dennis

  • Thank you very much Larry :)
    Your comments are very welcome.
    Regards
    Dennis

    – Dennis Melling

  • JoyceIone
    JoyceIoneover 3 years ago
  • Super Joyce :)
    Thank you very much indeed.
    Best wishes
    Dennis

    – Dennis Melling

  • Samohsong
    Samohsongover 3 years ago

    Great find and beautiful capture Dennis! ~Sam

  • Thank you Sam :)
    We certainly get some wonderful butterflies around here.
    Dennis

    – Dennis Melling

  • AndreaEL
    AndreaELover 3 years ago

    CONGRATULATIONS on your wonderful feature, lovely work.

  • Many thanks Andrea :)
    Your comments are very welcome.
    Dennis

    – Dennis Melling

  • Russell Couch
    Russell Couchover 3 years ago

    Fantastic shot very nice!!!

  • Many thanks Russell :)
    Dennis

    – Dennis Melling

  • Chelei
    Cheleiover 3 years ago

    Congratulations on your Feature in the Just Fun Group! Don’t forget to put it into the Best of the Features Challenge!

  • Many thanks :)
    The Feature is very much appreciated and I have just put it in for the Challenge :)
    Regards
    Dennis

    – Dennis Melling

  • lynell
    lynellover 3 years ago

    Very pretty!!!

  • Thank you very much Lynell :)
    Dennis

    – Dennis Melling

  • Loretta Marvin
    Loretta Marvinover 3 years ago

  • Many thanks Loretta :)
    The feature is very much appreciated.
    Regards
    Dennis

    – Dennis Melling

  • Cynthia Broomfield
    Cynthia Broomf...over 3 years ago

    Congratulations on your feature, beautiful capture!!!!

  • Thank you very much Cynthia :)
    Your comments are very welcome.
    Dennis

    – Dennis Melling

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